Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.11.6


Books Received (October 1996)


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Barton, Ian M., Roman Domestic Buildings. Exeter: Exeter University Press, 1996. Pp. 214. L310.95. ISBN 0-8598-415-0.

Battisti, Daniela Grazia, La Retorica della Misoginia. Venosa: Edizioni Osanna, 1996. Pp. 99. LIRE 15.000. ISBN 88-8167-091-7 (pb).

Bowman A. K., E. Champlin & A. Lintott, edd., The Cambridge Ancient History, v.10: The Augustan Empire 43 B.C.-A.D. 69. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 1193. $150.00. ISBN 0-521-26430-8.

*Braund, S. M., The Roman Satirists & their Masks. London: Bristol Classical Press, 1996. Pp. 66. L37.95. ISBN 1-85399-139-2 (pb).

*Burkert, Walter, Creation of the Sacred: Tracks of Biology in Early Religions. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. 255. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-17569-7.

*Calame, Claude, Mythe et histoire dans l'Antiquite grecque: La creation symbolique d'une colonie. Lausanne: Editions Payot Lausanne, 1996. Pp. 192. Fr. 36.70. Pp. 2-601-03189-1 (pb).

Cooper, Kate, The Virgin & the Bride: Idealized womanhood in late antiquity. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. 180. $37.50. ISBN 0-674-93949-2.

*Corcoran, Simon, The Empire of the Tetrarchs: Imperial Pronouncements and Government AD 284-324. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 406. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-814984-0.

*Edmunds, Lowell, Theatrical Space and Historical Place in Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996. Pp. 208. $22.95. ISBN 0-8476-8320-6 (pb).

*Edwards, Douglas R, Religion & Power: Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greek East. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 234. $39.95. ISBN 0-19-508263-X.

Favro, Diane, The Urban Image of Augustan Rome. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 346. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-45083-7.

Fraser, P.M., Cities of Alexander the Great. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 259. $72.00. ISBN 0-19-815006-7.

*Frede, Michael & Gisela Striker, Rationality in Greek Thought. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 334. $60.00. ISBN 0-19-824044-9.

Gasparov, M.L., A History of Euripean Versification, transl. by G.S. Smith & Marina Tarlinskaja, ed. by G.S. Smith & L. Holford-Strevens. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 334. $72.00. ISBN 0-19-815879-3.

*Hansen, Mogens Herman, Introduction to an Inventory of Poleis. Copenhagen: Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters. 1996. Pp. 411. ISBN: 87-7304-275-7 (pb).

Higgins, M.D. & R. Higgins, A Geological Companion to Greece and the Aegean. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 240. $55.00. ISBN 0-8014-3337-1.

Lacey, W.K., Augustus and the Principate: The evolution of the system. Leeds: Francis Cairns, 1996. Pp. x+245. $52.50. ISBN 0-905205-91-X.

*Mattusch, Carol C., Myth, Man & Metal: Bronze Sculpture of Ancient Greece and Rome. Cincinnati: Institute for Mediterranean Studies, 1996. VIDEO. $19.95 (US-format); $26.95 (European format).

*Nagy, Gregory, Poetry as Performance: Homer and Beyond. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 254. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-55135-8.

Robinson, Daniel, Wild Beasts & Idle Humors: The insanity defense from antiquity to the present. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. 299. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-95289-8.

Roisman, Joseph, Alexander the Great: Ancient and Modern Perspectives. Lexington: D.C. Heath, 1995. Pp. 241. ISBN 0-669-34501-6 (pb).

*Sebesta, Judith Lynn, Carl Orff: Carmina Burana, Cantiones Profanae. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1996. Pp. 165. $17.00 ISBN 0-86516-268-9 (pb).

plus these still waiting for review:

Slavitt, David (trans.) Hymns of Prudentius (Hopkins)

Pilhofer, Peter Philippi Band 1: Die erste christliche Gemeinde Europas (Mohr, Tuebingen)

Vancamp, Bruno (ed.), Platon Hippias Maior-Hippias Minor (Steiner, Stuttgart)

Youtie, Louise C.(ed.), The Michigan Medical Codex (Scholars Press)

Thiel, Karsten, Aietes der Krieger-Jason der Sieger: zum Heldenbild im hellenistischen Epos (Steiner, Stuttgart)

Christ, Karl, Griechische Geschichte und Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Steiner, Stuttgart)

Lewis, Eric (trans.), Alexander of Aphrodisias, On Aristotle's Meteorology 4 (Cornell)

Warrior, Valerie M., The Initiation of the Second Macedonian War: An Explication of Livy Book 31 (Steiner, Stuttgart)

Todd, S.C., Athens and Sparta (Bristol)

Walsh, P.G. (trans.), The Satyricon (Oxford)

O'Hara, James J., True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay (Michigan)